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4 Garbage Bins That Do More Than Just Collect Trash

Shaunacy Ferro

Waste disposal isn't the only thing trash bins can be used for.

Tokyo Is Getting a Hostel That Doubles as a Bookshop

Rebecca OConnell

Bookworms will be able to fall asleep safely cocooned in literature.

Oldest Evidence For Eating Chicken Found In Israel

Shaunacy Ferro

Early Israelites discovered chicken was delicious.

Meet the Voice of the New York City Subway

Caitlin Schneider

Charlie Pellet, the man who tells MTA passengers to "Stand clear of the closing doors," has one of the most recognizable voices in New York City

15 Fun Facts About 'There's Something About Mary'

Roger Cormier

Buttercups were built up, and a quarterback's last name was forever mangled on purpose.

This Proposed Bridge in Washington Would be Made of Aircraft Carriers

Hannah Keyser

A bridge made of aircraft carriers? It could happen.

This 19th Century Performer Wowed Audiences With Musical Farts

Shaunacy Ferro

Joseph Pujol, a.k.a. Le Pétomane, was a flatulist of world renown.

Algae Bloom Turns Turkish Lake Bright Red

Caitlin Schneider

When algae blooms in Turkey's Tuz Lake, an explosion of crimson color comes along with it.

The Missing Links: 'Star Wars' Little Books

Colin Patrick

People Believe Comparisons With ‘More Than,’ Not ‘Less Than’

Shaunacy Ferro

A study finds people are more swayed by sentences like “men generally make more money than women” than “women generally make less money than men.”

Movie Taglines

Can you name the movie based on its tagline?

The People Who Drink Arsenic (But Are Totally Fine)

Suzanne Raga

The villagers of San Antonio de los Cobres drink arsenic-contaminated water—and suffer no ill effects.

For Shelter Dogs, an Embrace Can Save Lives

Alvin Ward

Two hours later, the dogs were adopted.

10 Explosive Facts About the Trinity Nuclear Test

Mark Mancini

Seventy years after the first atomic bomb was detonated in New Mexico, we’re still feeling the political and scientific shockwaves.

Could Horn-Embedded Cameras Help Stop Rhino Poaching?

Hannah Keyser

How an embedded camera, heart-rate monitor, and satellite tracking are working to cut down on rhino poaching.